Educator & School Resources

Down Syndrome of Louisville is here to support educators of individuals with Down syndrome as well! Our services are at no cost and are for the benefit of the entire educational team including, general and special educators, administrators, paraeducators, and specialists.

Call Us!

Call when you have questions about supporting students with Down syndrome. We can help you with:

  • Accessing consultants and specialists in these areas: best practices, behavior, co-occurring diagnoses, referrals for communication devices
  • Assistance adapting curriculum and setting up the educational environment for success.
  • Take advantage of our lending library of books and materials specific to Down syndrome

Onsite Training

Down Syndrome of Louisville staff and members are available to do a DS101 training presentation for the school or classroom- educating students and teachers on what it means to be a Kindness Warrior! Contact Susan Teaford at SusanT@dsoflou.org to request training.

Classroom Observations

Down syndrome of Louisville staff is always willing to come to observe your classroom and make recommendations to support the best classroom experience for everyone. Contact Susan Teaford at SusanT@dsoflou.org to request an observation.

IEP Support

DSL offers IEP support for both students and educators.  Reach out if you are in need of support. Contact Susan Teaford SusanT@dsoflou.org

Rock Your Socks Service Learning Project

Printable Service Learning Packet to learn all about what it means to Rock Your Socks for Down syndrome Awareness! Click here.

Lending Library

Take advantage of our lending library of books and materials specific to Down syndrome. Contact Susan Teaford to request resources on certain subjects. SusanT@dsoflou.org

Ds Educators Conference

Join the National Down Syndrome Congress for a one-day conference designed for educators working to enhance outcomes for their students with Down syndrome, autism, and other intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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Refer a Family

Do you know of an individual with Down syndrome and their family who needs to get connected with Down Syndrome of Louisville? Refer them here.

Join our Facebook Ds Educators Group

Join our Educators Facebook group to get the latest updates from our School Age Team.

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